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Oil Temp Sender/Gauge

This is a quick write-up on installing an oil temperature sender and gauge on a 2001 Audi TT with 1.8T engine. It is not meant to be exhaustive, there is a good, complete how-to here (thanks Warren!): http://forums.audiworld.com/tt/msgs/1363085.phtml

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Lascar EMT 1900 and temp sender 1HO 919 563
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Lascar EMT 1900 and temp sender 1HO …
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Testing the sender
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Testing the sender
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Calibration
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Calibration
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Yep, that's boiling!
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Yep, that's boiling!
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Use yellow teflon tape
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Use yellow teflon tape
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The sender taped up.
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The sender taped up.
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Dialectric grease for the connection.
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Dialectric grease for the connection…
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Install the sender.
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Install the sender.
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Location of installed sender.
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Location of installed sender.
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Connector with dialectric grease attached.
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Connector with dialectric grease att…
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Drilling into the gauge cluster
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Drilling into the gauge cluster
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Hole completed.
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Hole completed.
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The gauge is nice and small.
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The gauge is nice and small.
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Thread the wiring through.
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Thread the wiring through.
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Route the wire properly.
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Route the wire properly.
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Tighten down the gauge.
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Tighten down the gauge.
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Wiring soldered, ready for taping.
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Wiring soldered, ready for taping.
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Completed install.
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Completed install.
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VDO 323-423 300F Oil Temp Sender M10x1
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VDO 323-423 300F Oil Temp Sender M10…
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VDO 30-25boost 150-121
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VDO 30-25boost 150-121
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Sender installed (center of pic)
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Sender installed (center of pic)
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